Radioactive Ming vases echo our toxic dependency on electronics

Each object is made from the amount of toxic waste created in the production of three items of technology - a smartphone, a featherweight laptop and the cell of a smart car battery. Besides, the vases are sized in relation to the amount of waste created in the production of each item continue Article by we make money not art. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Nexus 5 and 1-year Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop: 65% off

Google’s version of Android offers a great mobile operating system experience, and the Nexus series of phones matches it with great hardware. In particular, the Nexus 5 offers high-end looks and specifications at an affordable price. It runs on a 2.26 GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, powering a pixel-packed 1080 × 1920 display. It also sports an 8MP rear-facing camera, a 1.2MP front-facing … [Read more...]

Hands on with Microsoft HoloLens: My evening at the Holographic Academy

No doubt about it. HoloLens, the “mixed reality” headset under development from Microsoft, really lit up the company’s rather academic Build 2015 keynote. First unveiled at its Windows 10 event in January, HoloLens is a headset device that allows you to see high resolution 3D content at a 1:1 scale within the existing environment. Much of the HoloLens excitement is generated by the mystique … [Read more...]